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Re: Alexander Hunter, Abingdon Plantation VA
Posted by: John M Blow Date: November 10, 2001 at 21:18:50
In Reply to: Alexander Hunter, Abingdon Plantation VA by Dave Page of 9507

Alexander Hunter
Birth Date:       4 Jun 1843
Birth Place:       Norfolk, VA
Death Date:       2 Jul 1914 Age: 71
Death Place:       Silver Springs MD
Burial Place:       Arlington National Cemetery
Occupation:       Author
Military:       CSA
Father:       Bushrod Washington Hunter (Lt. U.S.N. & Maj. C.S.A.) (1807-1888)
Mother:       Mary Frances Blow (1816-1880)

Married first Alice Swain, second Mrs. Filah Saunders. No children.

An author, he wrote:
Women in the Debatable Land (1908)
Johnny Reb and Billy Yank (1909) [recently reprinted by the Virginia Historical Society]
Huntsman in the South (1912)
The Ancient Iron Pot
The Old National

"Member of the Legislature of 1879; buried with full military honors in Arlington Cemetery, Confederate Section; For forty years an employee of the General Land Office, Washington." [Sidney Methiot Culbertson, The Hunter Family of Virginia, Denver CO 1934]

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